"My life on the farm during the Great Depression more nearly resembled farm life of fully 2,000 years ago than farm life today.
I have reflected on it often since that time; social eras change at their own curious pace, depending on geography and technology and a host of other factors. It is incredible with what speed those changes have totally transformed both the farming methods and a life-style I knew in my boyhood."
Ranger-led tours are Not Available At This Time. Self-guided tours are available at all locations of the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.
Self-guided tours are available at Plains High School, Plains Depot, and the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm during normal operating hours. Visitors are welcome to walk through the buildings and read the signs. Audio programs are available by pushing the buttons both inside and outside the buildings.
Adult / Senior Group ToursWe require at least two weeks advance notice to schedule any special request programs such as guided tours for large groups. The tour will be scheduled if there is sufficient staff available on the tour date. To schedule a tour, please contact the park at (229) 376-0476 ext. 0 or by e-mail.
Teacher and School GroupsAre you interested in bringing your class to visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park? Please visit our Plan a Field Trip section for information on field trips.
Last updated: July 19, 2022